The Power of the West in the Economy of Grace: Reclaiming a Prophetic Stewardship with an Ecosophic Worldview

The Power of the West in the Economy of Grace: Reclaiming a Prophetic Stewardship with an Ecosophic Worldview

by Eskil Jonsson

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781620329092
Publisher: Wipf & Stock Publishers
Publication date: 06/27/2013
Pages: 150
Product dimensions: 5.50(w) x 8.40(h) x 0.40(d)

About the Author

Eskil Jonsson has a PhD in Business Administration from Uppsala University, Sweden and has long working experiences as Financial Advisor in international ecumenical bodies engaged in spiritual, social and rural development. He has also done education and research in the field of leadership, theology, ethics and ecological economics and has served as Director of the Life and Peace Institute in Uppsala.

Table of Contents

Preface vii

Introduction 1

1 The Belief in Modern Rationality and the Economy of Grace 11

2 The Loss of a Prophetic and Ecumenical Identity 28

3 Outrationalization of the Moral Impulse 38

4 The Critique against Globalization of Modern Economics 48

5 Institutionalization of Religion 59

6 The Sacralized Economy 68

7 Market Orientation of Religion 79

8 Towards an Ecosophic Economy 86

9 The Reason for Faith in Modern Societies 97

10 Peace and Justice in the Mysteries of Faith 104

11 Concluding Analysis 113

Bibliography 137

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